Wisconsin runners toe the line on Saturday, October 5, in West Bend to fight domestic abuse. The annual Race to Safety: Family Violence Stops Here 5K Run/Walk, to be held rain or shine, marks October’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
Participants will complete a flat, scenic trail route in the Annual Race to Safety: Family Violence Stops Here 5K Run/Walk. A 1/4-mile fun run will also be offered for children, with finishers’ ribbons for all.
Registration, available online, costs $20 for adults, $15 for youth (ages 11-16), and $5 for children. Teams of 10 or more may sign up for $10 per person. Advance signups are open through October 4 for the Washington County event.
Race-day entries may be accepted on-site, beginning at 8 a.m.
Each registered runners and walkers will receive goody bags, including race numbers, chip timers, and discount coupons for local businesses. Long-sleeved race tee shirts are available for all pre-registrants, but not guaranteed with race-day signups.
The event starts at 9:30 a.m. on October 5 at Regner Park, 800 North Main Street, in West Bend. Strollers and service animals are permitted, but no pets, at the Annual Race to Safety: Family Violence Stops Here 5K Run/Walk.
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